SWQHA Adjusts Show Schedule Due to EHV-1 Concerns
The Southwest Quarter Horse Association’s February shows will be postponed due to equine herpesvirus type-1 concerns. The two shows will be moved to be held along with the existing March and April shows.
SOUTHWEST QUARTER HORSE FEBRUARY SHOWS
Shows scheduled for February 6-7 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, have been postponed due to EHV-1.
SOUTHWEST QUARTER HORSE MARCH SHOWS (A5053 AND A5054)
March 5-6 shows will now offer three judges instead of two (A1497-Dolly Chayer judge) – to be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico
SOUTHWEST QUARTER HORSE APRIL SHOWS (A5055 AND A5056)
April 2-3 shows will now offer three judges instead of two (A1499 – Bobby Harrison judge) – to be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico
About Equine Herpesvirus Type-1
The equine herpesvirus type-1 (EHV-1) infection in horses can cause respiratory disease, abortion in mares, neonatal foal death, and/or neurologic disease. The virus can spread through the air, contaminated equipment, clothing and hands.
Stay abreast of news regarding equine disease outbreaks in your area at www.equinediseasecc.org.